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A group of men working on power transmission lines. The Mangahao Power Station provides hydroelectric power and is situated near the town of Shannon. It serves Wellington, Horowhenua, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay, and the Wairarapa. After being delayed by WWI, construction began in late 1919 and the station opened in November 1924.

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2011N_Mgh131_005754
Title
Workers on Transmission Lines - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 131
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Coolstore

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Horowhenua Region
Date
circa 1925

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Palmerston North City Library

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